17 August 2012
The 26th Gastech conference and exhibition, the global meeting place for energy industry professionals, will take place at the award-winning ExCeL London from 8th - 11th October 2012.
Hosted by the BG Group, Gastech 2012 London will bring together thousands of exhibitors, conference delegates, visitors and the world's media from all corners of the globe, for what will be a significant event in the global gas calendar Gastech 2012 is estimated to be worth an estimated £44 million to the London economy; in the year which London hosts the 2012 Olympic Games.
Jason Franks, Executive Vice President, dmg::events, the organisers of Gastech 2012, said "Our extensive research has overwhelmingly indentified London as a location where you could be absolutely confident that all major players would be present. London is a truly global capital city: a transport hub and the home of many of the world's leading gas businesses."
Jeremy Rees, Exhibition Sales Director, ExCeL London commented "We are delighted to be the first UK venue to ever host Gastech. ExCeL London is a fantastic campus setting for the event with over 1,400 hotels rooms within a five minute walk of the venue.
"Our flexible event space makes it easy for us to host events with both conference and exhibition content. The ExCeL London team are working with dmg::events to ensure that Gastech visitors, delegates and exhibitors have a fantastic experience at Gastech 2012. Our partners in east London will help us to ensure a memorable event for all attendees."
Boris Johnson, Mayor of London concluded "I am delighted that London will be the host city for the Gastech Exhibition and Conference in 2012. Our city ranks as one of World's top destinations for international congresses and is truly capable of delivering events of magnitude. It is a city where the world connects, with more destinations accessible in less time than any other international city. ExCeL London has cemented its reputation as London and the UK's leading conference and events venue and so is the ideal facility to deliver a world class event."